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A Camden Walk

Summer Strollin'

Mon 19 Jun

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Burn off that picnic with a walk around Regent’s Park

There's nothing sadder than sitting around in an office all day when the sun is blazing outside, so do yourself (and your health!) a favour, by getting out in the great unknown (more commonly called Regent's Park) and getting some fresh air. It's good for you, promise!

Walking route
Top tips
  • Start at Regent’s Park tube station (on the Bakerloo line). This walk takes you clockwise around the royal grounds that were originally used for hunting by Henry VIII. Head inside and follow the footpath to the left.
  • By the time you’ve got to the end of the boating lake – where you can feed the ducks of ride around on giant swans! – you’re a mile in. Park yourself at the Boathouse Cafe, admire the views and tuck into a sarnie, it’s what King Henry would want.
  • At the top of Primrose Hill you’ll witness views capable of reviving even the most jaded Londoner’s love affair with their city. Once you’ve drunk in the scenery, settle in at The Pembroke Castle on Gloucester Avenue for a real drink, or two. You might even spot a celeb.
  • At Camden Market, check out the shops in and around our North Yard – to name just a few, there’s the Camden Watch Co. for NW1 inspired timepieces, artisan bakery Flour Station, neon rave superstore Cyberdog and loads of great vintage shops. Snap a selfie by the canal before heading to KERB Camden Market for some street food. Because by this point you’ve definitely earned yourself a Baba G’s Bhangra burger and fries, right?
  • Stroll back through the English Gardens in Regent’s Park – if that Bhangra burger didn’t top off your stroll, these gardens will. There’s even a secret one. Turn right at the Rose Garden and look for the little gate.

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